Health Care’s Next Big Thing

global telehealth market is expected to grow from about $11.6 billion in 2011 to about $27.3 billion by 2016A 2012 report from Massachusetts-based market research firm BCC Research said the global telehealth market is expected to grow from about $11.6 billion in 2011 to about $27.3 billion by 2016.  According to a 2009 article from CNET, the current health care crisis had some experts saying that telemedicine’s time has finally come. While technology companies have been touting the use of virtual technology to allow doctors to remotely examine and monitor patients for decades, up until recently the business case for deploying these expensive systems was hard to justify. But now as lawmakers in Washington, D.C. look for ways to fix the broken health care system, technologies, such as high-definition video conferencing and telepresence, are getting a second look. ===> Continue Reading

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About Alex Campbell

“Alex” is a creative writer, editor, blogger, and digital marketing professional seeking freelance opportunities in marketing, communications, social media, public relations, investor relations, government relations, sales and service. Offers over 20 years experience elevating brands, sharing stories and driving sales for interesting, innovative and disruptive products, services and new technologies.
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